Three states have no living former members of the upper legislative chamber while six states have just one.
At least one first-term incumbent has been defeated in 49 of the 53 election cycles during the direct election era.
The 2020 cycle could mark the first time a pair of Wyoming U.S. Senate hopefuls had previous service in the nation’s lower legislative chamber.
Major parties in nine states have not nominated a woman to the U.S. Senate this century.
With the addition of Gillibrand, the 2020 field ties 1972 and 2016 for the most sitting U.S. Senators running for president in the modern primary era.
Iowa may be represented by different political parties in its 117th Congress U.S. House and U.S. Senate delegations for the first time in state history.
The party is in the midst of its biggest winning streak in statewide races in 70 years.
Just six governors hail from a different party than their state’s U.S. Senate delegation; 34 governors are from the same party.
Less than 10 failed U.S. Senate nominees in the direct election era were later rewarded with an appointment to a senate seat.
Fourteen states will be represented by a single party on Capitol Hill – seven Democratic and seven Republican; one party controls all but one seat in 13 other states.